Matthew Fernstrom attended Loyola Marymount University where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2005. He went on to receive his Juris Doctor from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2008. After being admitted to the California Bar in 2008, Matthew joined Griffin Lotz & Holzman as a Workers' Compensation Defense attorney representing employers, carriers and third party administrators in all types of claims. Matthew became a Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist in 2014.

Matthew is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.